A trial is set to start today for a former employee of Heartland of Centerville accused of abusing a patient.

Trial starts for Dayton woman accused of abusing Centerville patient

A trial is set to start today for a former employee of Heartland of Centerville accused of abusing a patient.

Dawn A. McClain, 58, of Dayton, faces charges of assault and patient abuse, court records show, for an incident involving a woman at Heartland of Centerville on Nov. 19, 2017.

McClain initially was indicted in June 2018, with her trial scheduled for February, after at least two continuances were granted at the request of her defense attorney, court records show.

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She was re-indicted in December, Montgomery County Common Pleas Court records show.

McClain in January pleaded not guilty to the charges, court records show.

She was released on a conditional own recognizance bond; among restrictions she is not allowed to leave Ohio or move from Montgomery County.

Heartland of Centerville, at 1001 E. Alex-Bell Road, provides post-hospital skilled nursing care, according to its website.

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